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Furnishing Idea is the portal dedicated to the furniture and furnishing industry, designed to bring together different professionals such as architects, designers, carpenters, furniture makers and manufacturers active in the furniture market who represent the reference point in terms of innovation and quality of the product offered. On the other hand, the portal aims to provide a valid information service focused on products, projects, events and fairs and everything that revolves around the world of components, semi-finished products and accessories for the furniture industry.


The portal is divided into different sections where you can explore the different products according to different categories, get in touch with manufacturers, download catalogues to keep up with industry trends and watch videos of interviews with the best professionals and manufacturers.


In the articles section you can find all the information about the most innovative product technologies, such as furniture materials, furniture accessories and systems, furniture machinery, furniture hardware, manufactured by manufacturers with a solid experience in the field. In the companies section there is an overview of the manufacturers registered on our portal, divided by product category, where you can contact us for any request. Our portal also has a special catalogues section to allow professionals and operators in the sector to view in a practical way all the catalogues relating to the various products (furniture hardware, upholstery materials, furniture paints, etc.). In addition, to allow easy consultation of the products, our portal has reserved a product section, organized by categories, where you can find out about the technical characteristics, materials and functionality of each product. The video section, on the other hand, presents numerous video interviews given by professionals and manufacturers that report news, insights and informative content on the best technologies in the sector.


In addition, to keep you constantly informed you can also consult our Journal section which contains all the Furnishing Idea magazines dedicated to the furniture and furnishing industry, such as the edition dedicated to Sicam or Interzum, two of the most important trade fairs in the sector. The magazines can be consulted from the portal or easily downloadable in pdf format.


Thanks to the trust placed in us by many manufacturers, our portal is now recognized both nationally and internationally. In fact, there are already many internationally recognized and established companies in the sector, including the AIPEF group (Italian Flexible Expanded Polyurethanes Companies) which promotes scientific information on the use of flexible polyurethane foam in the sectors in which it is used.

The Hotpoint Active Steam 100 oven guarantees the best steam cooking results
Hotpoint presents the Active Steam 100 oven, an appliance that allows you to combine steam cooking with traditional cooking methods, to enhance the ingredients and obtain soft and tasty preparations, even with a reduced use of fats and seasonings.

In recent years, consumers have seen increasing attention to a healthy and balanced diet, guaranteed in particular by steam cooking, an optimal method that allows to preserve the organoleptic characteristics and nutritional properties of fresh food. According to a Gfk survey, the spread of steam ovens has grown in Italy over the last five years, registering a + 10% in value in 2020.

ActiveSteam technology

The ActiveSteam 100 oven offers the possibility to choose between four different levels of steam combined with traditional cooking methods. The oven is designed for intuitive use and designed to make the most of the power of steam (100% steam) or by combining the power of steam with the action of heat (75, 50 or 25% steam), obtaining a healthier result and more crisp dishes outside and tender inside.

With a few simple moves on the extremely intuitive interface it is possible to set the desired temperature and the level of steam based on the type of recipe to be prepared: 25% for baking bread, 50% for meat, 75% for fish and 100 % for cooking more delicate foods.

Just pour the water into the special drawer integrated in the control panel and this is transformed into steam and dispensed inside the oven, for excellent steam cooking results. Thanks to a tank of 1.5 liters, located at the back of the oven, you can also make long steam cooking, without the need to add water during cooking. The oven is also equipped with a pump to discharge the water still in the tank at the end of each steam cycle.

Numerous special functions

The ActiveSteam 100 oven is also equipped with several special functions. Multiflow Technology is a ventilation system that works in synergy with the motor and allows perfect uniformity of air flow distribution, without recirculation areas to offer maximum precision and uniform cooking.

Thanks to the Touch control, control is simple, at your fingertips with touch sensitive and easy to clean panels. The telescopic guides, functional and practical to accompany and support the dripping pan or grill when they are removed from the oven, make it easier and safer to check while cooking food.

Another important function is the Diamond Clean, the exclusive technology that uses the power of steam to clean the oven without detergents.

Finally, the Soft closing device is a system that uses new generation hinges to gently accompany the oven door, avoiding abrupt closing.

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